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by DavidH
Thu Jul 20, 2017 4:39 am
Forum: Standards and Practices
Topic: The New Convert Thread - MAKE YOUR FIRST POST HERE
Replies: 7854
Views: 2995468

Re: The New Convert Thread - MAKE YOUR FIRST POST HERE

Granted! Welcome aboard - now get below and sling your hammock. Fish-head stew at 5 bells.
by DavidH
Fri Jul 14, 2017 5:31 am
Forum: All Things FSM
Topic: Hi guys, we are students from the University of Santo Tomas in the Philippines.
Replies: 5
Views: 156

Re: Hi guys, we are students from the University of Santo Tomas in the Philippines.

My name is Old Git elsewhere; I also sometimes sign myself Captain Spork, Pope Alfred or Griblet. I joined up because its such a superb and imaginative attack on religious thinking in general as well as a clever spoof on the Kansas State Board of Education's decision to permit the teaching of intell...
by DavidH
Mon Jul 10, 2017 4:26 am
Forum: Games, Fun, and Jokes
Topic: What would ________ do?
Replies: 4
Views: 127

Re: What would ________ do?

What would Neff Yoo do!
by DavidH
Thu Jul 06, 2017 4:47 am
Forum: Games, Fun, and Jokes
Topic: Did you know?
Replies: 3192
Views: 506654

Re: Did you know?

Interview with who, Neff Yoo?
by DavidH
Wed Jun 07, 2017 7:00 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion
Topic: Did you hear who died?
Replies: 1428
Views: 335840

Re: Did you hear who died?

Peter Sallis is a great loss - a brilliant comedian. But cheer up, there's a rumour that they've signed William Hague to play Wallace.
by DavidH
Tue Jun 06, 2017 4:44 am
Forum: Scripture and Lore
Topic: NEW -- the definition of COVFEFE
Replies: 6
Views: 256

Re: NEW -- the definition of COVFEFE

Covfefe - the sound made by a ginger cat when being fed through a rolling mill.
From Kazakh crivffur, "the sound made by a ginger cat when being fed through a rolling mill"
by DavidH
Wed May 24, 2017 12:18 pm
Forum: Games, Fun, and Jokes
Topic: Did you know?
Replies: 3192
Views: 506654

Re: Did you know?

My Granny used to hit the milkman with one of those.
by DavidH
Tue May 23, 2017 5:16 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday
Replies: 1415
Views: 365755

Re: Happy Birthday

What do we all make of the word squuntch? I claim it's Mongolian thieves' cant for something naughty. Anybody care to disprove this theory?
by DavidH
Sat May 20, 2017 4:38 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday
Replies: 1415
Views: 365755

Re: Happy Birthday

ET, the Extra Terrestrial wrote: So doesn't that mean they cancel each other out?


Only if one of them is negative, else they add up. :evilgrin:
by DavidH
Thu May 18, 2017 4:46 am
Forum: Standards and Practices
Topic: The New Convert Thread - MAKE YOUR FIRST POST HERE
Replies: 7854
Views: 2995468

Re: The New Convert Thread - MAKE YOUR FIRST POST HERE

Welcome all! I should ignore the bloody mainbrace and get on with drinking the rum.
by DavidH
Wed May 17, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday
Replies: 1415
Views: 365755

Re: Happy Birthday

If it has é in it, it ain't Latin. This word has two of 'em.
by DavidH
Thu May 11, 2017 5:03 am
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday
Replies: 1415
Views: 365755

Re: Happy Birthday

Thank you very much, Roy - but I haven't left the forum, even if I visit less frequently these days. I didn't take umbrage at the rather silly exchange you mention, but it wasn't worth pursuing. I'll be around, never fear.
by DavidH
Tue Mar 28, 2017 4:39 am
Forum: Games, Fun, and Jokes
Topic: Did you know?
Replies: 3192
Views: 506654

Re: Did you know?

StayThirstyMyAguila wrote:
DavidH wrote:Sorry, STMA, but "protégé" is French for "protected". The Latin equivalent is protectus (-a, -um).
Directly translated, it means slightly different things, not the same in each language.

I am afraid that statement is too wrong and too silly to bother arguing about.
by DavidH
Mon Mar 27, 2017 4:38 am
Forum: Games, Fun, and Jokes
Topic: Did you know?
Replies: 3192
Views: 506654

Re: Did you know?

Arr, thank 'ee, Cap'n.

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